M. Night Week: How The Village has remained relevant over the years

Many saw The Village as the beginning of a decline in quality from Shyamalan but its themes about misinformation remain as relevant as ever, even over a decade after the film’s debut.

In 2004, M. Night Shyamalan was coming off of a hot streak with his critically beloved psychological horror films. Audiences were flocking to see any cinematic venture with Shyamalan’s name attached due to his reputation for creating mind-blowing plot twists. The Sixth Sense and Signs were two of his biggest claims to fame but The Village was the first film of his to be met with lukewarm reception.

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